November 30 – December 1, 2010
The Lancet Commission report was launched and discussed by its authors, other academics and scientists at a symposium organized by the Harvard School of Public Health, the China Medical Board, and The Lancet.
Symposium brochure: This contains the event agenda, panels, panelists, bios, and list of attendees. Click here to download the PDF.
The symposium started with welcoming remarks from symposium chairs—Lincoln Chen, Julio Frenk and Richard Horton, editor of The Lancet—followed by the presentation of the report findings. Click here for the presentation powerpoint.
A webcast of the symposium is available here on the Harvard School of Public Health website.
Four panel discussions centered on key challenges:
Click here for panel speakers and key points.
Panel 1: Transforming the Learning Process.
Panel 2: Reforming Educational Institutions.
Panel 4: Strategies for dissemination.
Samuel Thier was the dinner guest speaker. Click here for the text of his talk.
Lincoln Chen offered concluding remarks. Click here for his powerpoint.